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What Are the Main Causes of Deaths and Injuries on Scaffolds?

Personal Injury,Work Accidents,Wrongful Death | December 10, 2020

Scaffolds are common in construction and industrial settings. While scaffolding is necessary at many construction sites in and around our area, it can also be incredibly dangerous for workers and bystanders nearby. Year after year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that falls are a leading cause of construction worker injuries and fatalities….

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How Expert Witnesses Help Car Accident Cases?

Personal Injury | December 8, 2020

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver, you should be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other losses. This can include coverage of medical expenses, lost income, household out-of-pocket expenses, pain and suffering damages, property damage expenses, and more. However, securing…

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Illinois Dog Laws

Dog Bites | November 30, 2020

  Dogs are arguably the most popular pet in the United States. However, dog bites can cause significant injuries. There are various laws regarding dogs and dog bite incidents that you need to be aware of in Illinois. Here, our Chicago dog bite lawyers want to discuss some of these laws and how they can…

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What to Look for in a Car Accident Lawyer

Car accidents | November 28, 2020

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver in Illinois, you should be entitled to compensation for losses. Most car accident cases are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers, but that is not always an easy process. There are times when insurance carriers…

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What Is a Letter of Protection?

Personal Injury | November 23, 2020

A letter of protection (LOP) is not something that most personal injury victims will be familiar with. An LOP is a letter sent to a medical professional by a personal injury attorney who is representing somebody injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual. A letter of protection is meant to guarantee…

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What Evidence Do You Need In a Car Accident Case?

Car accidents | November 20, 2020

If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver, you should be entitled to compensation for your injuries. However, securing this compensation is going to involve dealing with aggressive insurance carriers and at-fault parties. A key factor in determining liability and obtaining maximum…

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Important Questions to Ask Your Car Accident Attorney

Car accidents | November 17, 2020

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver in Illinois, you are likely entitled to compensation. Generally, car accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. However, if an insurance carrier or at-fault party refuses to offer a fair…

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